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However many non-profit organizations you think are in Tompkins County, there are probably more. With such a wide variety of organizations dealing with a vast array of issues, it can be overwhelming to find just a few to donate to during the giving season. That’s part of the motivation of th…

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During their December meeting, the City of Ithaca's Common Council reviewed a resolution to decide whether or not to move OurBus to E. Seneca Street. Many councilors brought up the suggestion of moving the proposed bus stop from in front of the Starbucks on E. Seneca Street to in front of th…

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This year’s primary cold weather festival will be a celebration of light, replacing the established Ice Fest as organizers the Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DIA) look to try something different between Thanksgiving and the holiday season. 

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At 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 2, a car collided with a plow truck on Slaterville Road near Burns Road in the Town of Ithaca. Ithaca Fire Rescue, Bangs Ambulance, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, and New York State Police responded to the incident. Once they arrived on the scene, they found a pas…

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Check here for the latest on the significant snowstorm that will take place on Dec. 1 and 2. We will try to list all the closings we can find, whether they are business, organizational or academic. Tompkins County is slated to get between 12-18 inches of snow over the next day or two (the pr…

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Every year, the L'Oréal USA For Women in Science program (FWIS) awards five $60,000 grants to female postdoctoral scientists from across the USA in an effort to advance the leadership of women in STEM. Laurie Bizimana, a post-doctorate researcher at Cornell University’s Meinig School of Biom…

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The City of Ithaca Police Department will have a substantial number of STOP-DWI patrols on duty throughout the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend to actively enforce Impaired and Intoxicated Driving.

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Two long-time figures from either side of Ithaca’s criminal justice system are vying for a temporary spot as a judge in the City of Ithaca, and the city will soon announce its choice between Tompkins County Assistant District Attorney Daniel Johnson and Ithaca attorney Seth Peacock.

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Imagine what it would be like to be invited to participate in the 93rd Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Trumansburg High School junior Elisabeth Lewis is going to have that opportunity. She is one of 22 local high school dance students from the Armstrong School of Dance and the only dancer fr…

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The indelible changes to Ithaca’s downtown landscape are coming quickly and steadily, noted by construction fences, hard-hatted workers and new steel rising up above the city. Harold’s Square on the Commons is the most obvious of these projects, but it’s also just the first, with more alread…

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What was once a dilapidated book barn is now a reconstructed veterinary clinic. Elemental Pet Vets, located on 1610 Dryden Road in Freeville, will be holding its grand opening on Dec. 7.

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The 93rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will feature some familiar local faces—22 high school dance students from the Armstrong School of Dance in Lansing. The Armstrong dancers are from Ithaca, Newfield, Lansing, Moravia, Spencer, and Trumansburg Central schools.

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On Nov. 26, at 11:54 p.m., Ithaca Police officers responded to reports of shots fired on the 200 block of W. Spencer Street. Officers located shell casings and a house that was struck by six bullets from the incident. The officers spoke with several residents of W. Spencer St. who reported h…

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With a great deal of snow already falling, and more on the way, the City of Ithaca has developed something that will come in handy when the trees blossom once more. A new app, developed by the City, allows users to take their own self-guided and to readily provide interesting information. Ci…

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Elijah Richards, who was reported missing from Abbott Lane around 8:45 p.m., returned home at 11:50 p.m. on Nov. 21. He was found at a friend’s house and returned home without incident.